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CEASG - Everyday Legend: Workshop on traditional arts during China's economic growth

Wanneer:ma 16-10-2017 14:00 - 18:00
Waar:Old Court Room, Oude boteringestraat 38, University of Groningen

Everyday Legend is a n International Network project, awarded and funded by the Leverhulme Trust and implemented during 2016-2018 by its main participants: Centre for Chinese Visual Arts, Birmingham City University; Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Groningen; Goldsmiths College , University of London; China Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing; New Century Art Foundation, Beijing . Tasked to understand the decline (or not) of traditional arts and culture during the recent period of China’s economic growth, the participants have carried out fieldwork in Jiangsu province (textiles), Jiangxi (pottery) and Shanxi (sculpture, stonework). This workshop is an opportunity to discuss findings and share suggestions for their further exploitation.

The workshop is open to all interested to attend.

  • 14.10 Welcome to Groningen University (Oliver Moore, Chair, Chinese Language & Culture, Groningen University; Tjalling Halbertsma, Director, Centre of East Asian Studies, Groningen University), Cao Xuefei, Director, Confucius Institute, Groningen)
  • 14.20 “What is Everyday Legend?” - Jiang Jiehong, Professor of Chinese Art, Birmingham City University
  • 14.30 “Traditional Arts and Culture as Objects along a Road Trip” - Oliver Moore, Professor of Chinese Language & Culture, Department of International Relations, Groningen University
  • 14.50 “How Western Artists Engage with Traditional Production Centres in China” - Ann-Sophie Lehmann, Professor of Modern & Contemporary Art, Department of Art History & Architecture, Groningen University
  • 15.10 Recess
  • 15.30 “Exhibiting China in Groningen” - Sue-an van der Zijpp, Curator of Contemporary Art, Groninger Museum
  • 15.50 “Supporting Exhibitions and Research in the Visual Arts in China” - Nan Nan & Liang Shuang, New Century Art Foundation, Beijing
    16.10 Recess
  • 16.20 Envoi “What about the Art Market?” - Svetlana Kharchenkova, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, Amsterdam University
  • 16.30 Open Discussion
  • 17.30 Group Photograph
  • 17.40 Drinks

For more information please contact prof. Oliver Moore: